A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:43:45 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.8191° West, latitude 17.938° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 16:43:45 / January 11, 2020 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007dvh. Event ids that are associated: us60007dvh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayamón, Sabana Seca, Patillas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty, in the last 10 days seven hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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